Tuesday, May 31, 2016

LAY-mee-um gal-ee-OB-doe-lon vair-ee-eh-GAY-tum

That is the pronunciation in Latin-or you can refer to this as 
Hermann's Pride, deadnettle or yellow archangel.
Currently sitting pretty under 
the shade canopy of a  holly shrub.

Sunday, May 29, 2016


Held my breath and watched.
Second year this little beauty is in the laboratory.

Cornus kousa Venus

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Tender Tips

New growth, close up from my Acrocona Norway Spruce.
This character, as wide as it is tall, is totally endearing.

Monday, May 16, 2016

White Trillium

May showers?  NO-oohhhh...
SNOW and HAIL yesterday!!!

A carpet of white trilliums at magical Idlewild...
Thank you Country Mice.

Friday, May 13, 2016